Lamar University’s Eason Wang tied for 18th as the Louisville Cardinal Challenge came to a close, Sunday.

  Wang fired a 1-over-par 73, to end the tourney at 5-over-par 221 as the Cardinals finished 10th in the 13 team field, finishing ahead of the two other Southland Conference schools in the event. As a team, the Cardinals had a three-day total of 904.

LU’s Sam Dumez tied for 34th at 224. Clay McCrory finished in a tie for 48th. Cody Banach tied for 64th, while Garret James tied for 76th.

  LU’s Juho Kurikka, competing as an individual, tied for 62nd at 233 after turning in a round of 74 on Sunday.

The Cardinal compete at the Bayou City Collegiate,  Oct. 9-10 in Pearland.


Lamar University’s Sebastian Santibanez advanced to the third round of the ITA All-America Championships pre-qualifying bracket before bowing out in a hard-fought match, SundaySenior Benny Schweizer won his consolation match in straight sets Hofstra’s Marcus Smith. Schweizer recorded a 7-5, 6-3 decision in his lone match.


Lamar University’s Milena Belianovich teamed with Phonexay Chitdara of Southland Conference rival McNeese to capture the title of the No. 4 doubles draw at the Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational, Saturday, over a team from Southern Mississippi.

LU returns to action when it competes at the Southland Fall Invite, scheduled for Oct. 6-8 in New Orleans.

Compiled by Cassandra Jenkins, UP sports editor

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